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Articles tagged Music

The Grammar Clams or Fashioning the Perfect Fit

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This is our last night in the nursery. Next year my daughter enters Challenge. But unlike Wendy, we aren’t distraught or anxious. While we both have a healthy respect for the rigors of the Challenge program, we are excited by our new adventure and we are already...
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How the Challenge Program Helped Me

Classical Conversations' Challenge program is, in some ways, the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my life, short as it’s been. It wasn't the homework that was hard, or the Latin quizzes. It wasn't the classroom dynamic or the time management that was hard either. I...
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The Beauty of Fine Arts

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"A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world…We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate." –Paul Ostergard, Vice President, Citicorp I can’t listen to the great composer Tchaikovsky’s...
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Pursuing Music Well

My wife Catie has always known me to care about music. In the time we have been married she has seen me care about music in ways that are good and in ways that are not so good. She has watched me grow in both my passion for and study of music, and I confess that I will...
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Yes, Music Education Is Important!

by Caleb
Tuesday, 12 January, 2016
categories: Articles, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
In the early 6th century, the philosopher Boethius answered the question “What is a musician?”[i] For Boethius, a musician’s task was to go beyond the ability to perform an instrument or compose a song. A true musician was one who was able to judge music for its...
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